SALT SPRING ISLAND (NEWS 1130) — The Vancouver Island Major Crimes Unit is investigating the death of two people Monday on Salt Spring Island.
Salt Spring RCMP were called to a home on Fulford Ganges Road around 5 p.m. on Monday and found the body of a 48-year-old man, along with a 41-year-old woman who was suffering from serious injuries and later passed away.
A “significant incident” is being investigated on Salt Spring Island, and Vancouver Island Major Crimes Unit is involved, said Cpl. Chris Manseau, B.C. RCMP.
UPDATE: There's been a murder-suicide on Salt Spring Island. RCMP found the body of a 48-year-old man yesterday at a home on Fulford Ganges Road and discovered a badly injured 41-year-old woman who later died. No motive yet. Public is not at risk. @NEWS1130 https://t.co/aj1F8s70hY
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There’s no motive at this point and police say the public is not at risk, he added.
The BC Coroners Service is investigating to how the two people “came to their unexpected deaths.”